With his family's safety on the line, journalist Jack Crittendon fights to reveal a stalker's terrifying schemes, investigates a pastor's mysterious disappearance, and struggles to keep his faith amid unthinkable fear. With danger lurking at every turn, can he muster enough courage to trust a God who allows such inconceivable trials?
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 400 Vendor: David C. Cook Publication Date: 2013 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0781408164 ISBN-13: 9780781408165 Availability: In Stock Series:Crittendon Files
It was more than a break-in. More than a stalking. It was personal. When a stalker targets his family, journalist Jack Crittendon must uncover who the person is and what his motives areif he is to protect the ones he loves. It will lead Crittendon into a world of behind-closed-door secrets and faith gone awry, as does his investigation of a missing pastor, whose apparent suicide is more than it appears. Each move Crittendon makes weaves him tighter and tighter into a web of lies, greed, hypocrisy, sin, and danger. He believed hed never give in to fear. But that was before. And holding on to his faith wont be easy. Nor will keeping his family safe, and ending the terror. Because that might require him to step over lines he never dared to cross.
Creston Mapes is the author of Nobody, Dark Star, and Full Tilt. A journalist, copywriter, and editor, he works from his home-office in Atlanta for some of the nations top media companies, Christian ministries, and nationally-recognized corporations. His early years as a reporter inspire many of his novels.
"Captivating from breathless start to throat-clenching finish, Fear has a Name possesses everything a great thriller should, and more. A must read for fans of Terri Blackstock and Brandilyn Collins." - Tamera Alexander, USA Today Bestselling author of To Whisper Her Name and A Lasting Impression
"It takes a lot for a suspense novel to impress me, but this one definitely did. Anyone who likes my books will love Fear Has a Name. The plot is skillfully woven, and the story has a spiritual depth that will resonate with readers. Creston Mapes is an author to watch in the suspense genre."
Terri Blackstock, author of Intervention, Vicious Cycle, and Predator
"Fear Has a Name is a fast-paced page turner that offers not only a great story, but an intriguing view into evil and its place in our society."
Kristin Billerbeck, author of The Scent of Rain
"Sometimes you want a comfort readsometimes you dont. Mapes has crafted an edgy tale that will grab you from the start and then send you reeling. With a heart-pounding pace, he takes us to some disturbing places but safely delivers us home. Great job, Creston!"
Melody Carlson, author of Deceived and Shattered and Damaged (Secrets series)
"I love novels where I look for any spare moment to keep reading. Fear Has a Name is one of them. Maybe because the tension never lets up. Maybe because Mapes left out all the boring parts. Maybe because of a plot that kept me on edge from the first words till the very end. Well done."
James L. Rubart, bestselling author of Rooms, Book of Days, The Chair, and Souls Gate
"Creston Mapes is one of my favorite authors. Fear Has a Name mesmerized me from the first page. Multiple plot twists and terrific characters kept me glued to the page. I loved it and highly recommend it!"
Colleen Coble, author of the Rock Harbor series and the Lonestar series
"Fear Has a Name is an exceptional treat, a story of unrelenting tension that dares to stare evil in the face. Mapes has a gift. He reveals wickedness and vice, yet sprinkles it with something rare that kept me riveted: the hope of redemption."
Harry Kraus, MD, best-selling author of The Six-Liter Club and A Heartbeat Away
"Captivating from breathless start to throat-clenching finish, Fear has a Name possesses everything a great thriller should, and more. A must read for fans of Terri Blackstock and Brandilyn Collins." Tamera Alexander,USA Today bestselling author of To Whisper Her Name and A Lasting Impression
"In Fear Has a Name, Creston Mapes proves once again that he is a master of building deep characters and sending them on a twisting, breakneck journey of terror and triumph. His vivid and concise storytelling pulls you in, and by the time you realize you cant breathe from all the suspense, its too late: youre riding this baby to the end. A truly captivating work of ratcheting thrills and surprising grace. You will not be able to put it downor get it out of your head once you finally do."
Robert Liparulo, author of The 13th Tribe, The Judgment Stone, and Comes a Horseman